Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports


Marquise Goodwin happy to return to 49ers, declines to comment on personal issue

Dec 7, 2018 at 1:50 PM--


San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin spoke to reporters on Friday afternoon. It was the first time he has done so since returning to the team.

Goodwin has missed each of the 49ers' past two games after being excused from the team. Out of respect for his family, he didn't want to comment on the personal matter which kept him away.

"If they give me the OK, then I'd be willing to talk about it," Goodwin told reporters in the 49ers locker room. "Until then, I'll just kind of keep it between us."

Goodwin traveled with his teammates to Florida for the 49ers' Week 12 matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but returned to the Bay Area before the game. He returned to the team on Monday and took part in each practice this week as the 49ers prepare for Sunday's matchup against the Denver Broncos.

"It's been awesome (being back)," Goodwin said. "I feel the love from my team. I had the support from them from the beginning. It was from afar because I wasn't at the facility, but just being around them and preparing for this week has been great for my moral, personally. Hopefully, it adds a different element on game day for the whole team."

Goodwin remains the 49ers' leading wide receiver with 17 receptions for 339 yards and four touchdowns despite missing the past two games. He ranks second on the team to tight end George Kittle, who has 62 catches for 893 yards with three touchdowns.

Goodwin watched the last two games and was asked about the emergence of rookie Dante Pettis. Unfortunately, both games were losses for San Francisco.

"I'm proud of the production he had, but we like to win at the end of the day," Goodwin said. "Individual performances really don't matter. It's more about that W."


Head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters on Friday that Goodwin has improved throughout the week and expects the receiver to be mentally ready to face the Broncos.

"I think it was good for 'Quise just to be back in the building all week," Shanahan said. "We all know that he's dealing with some things. Hopefully, for him, [being here] gave him a chance to just get away from some of that stuff, to come in, just be around his teammates, and just play football to get his mind off some things."

Related News







More San Francisco 49ers News



Bears sign ex-49ers WR Marquise Goodwin

By David Bonilla
Apr 16, 2021

The Chicago Bears have signed former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin, per a report from Adam Schefter of ESPN. Bears signed former 49ers' WR Marquise Goodwin.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 16, 2021 Goodwin spent three seasons with the 49ers, initially joining the team in 2017, before being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles on April 25, 2020. The receiver opted out of the 2020



49ers issue statement following verdict in Minnesota

By Site Staff
12 hrs ago

The San Francisco 49ers issued the following statement via social media following today's verdict in Minnesota that found former officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges stemming from last year's murder of George Floyd. "As an organization that serves an important role in our community, the 49ers have a responsibility to speak out against racism and hate. While the verdict in Minnesota is a step towards justice, we still have a long way to go in the equitable treatment of communities of color. We will continue to use our platform to drive awareness, spark conversation, and inspire action. We will also continue to support organizations creating racial equality in policing, ending mass incarceration, and promoting educational and economic advancement for



Mock Draft Roundup: The Mac Jones-to-49ers Chatter is Deafening

By Justin Wong
Apr 7, 2021

The 2021 NFL Draft is a three-day event from April 29th to May 1st that will be hosted in Cleveland, Ohio. A select number of draft prospects will be invited to Cleveland to walk across the stage and shake hands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL Draft will also feature draft prospects participating remotely across the country. Last month, the 49ers arguably made their most aggressive move since trading Joe Montana, as they gave up multiple picks to jump from No. 12 to No. 3 in this year's NFL Draft. The first Mock Draft Roundup featured primarily defensive players but NFL pundits have now shifted their 49ers mock drafts to the quarterback position.



Why the 49ers should not draft Mac Jones at No. 3

By Griff Montana
Apr 8, 2021

Shockwaves reverberated around the NFL last month when the 49ers traded up with the Miami Dolphins to the third overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. By giving away its first- and third-round picks in 2022, and another first-rounder in 2023, San Francisco made its mega move in upgrading the quarterback room for its foreseeable future. While the team has maintained a public stance of keeping current quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo for this coming season, this trade signified its dissatisfaction with Garoppolo's services, as the 49ers are expected to select his successor with their third overall pick in the draft at the end of this month. Most predict that the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New York Jets, who hold the first and second overall picks in this year's draft,


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone